9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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Zurich

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will enjoy Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lion Monument). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zurich tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gornergrat. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sunnegga and Mountaineers' Cemetery. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, stop by Laderach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt tour builder site.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.